Search ||  A  B  C  D  E  F  G  H  I  J  K  L  M  N  O  P  Q  R  S  T  U  V  W  X  Y  Z 

Name: Roman Rock Light  

Feedback to the database manager

Nearest Town or City:
Simonstown, , South Africa

Location: False Bay.

Managing Organization:
National Ports Authority

This is the only waveswept light station on an offshore rock in South Africa. It took four years to build.

Tower Height: 46

Height of Focal Plane: 56

Characteristic and Range: Quick white flash every 6 seconds.

Description of Tower: White conical cast-iron tower on round stone base.

This light is operational

Date Established: 1861

Date Present Tower Built: 1861

Current Use: Active aid to navigation.

Open To Public? No.

Keepers: Charles Hon (c. 1910), Jeremias C. Bruyns (c. 1910)

to Lighthouse Digest

USLHS Marker Fund

Lighthouse History
Research Institute

Shop Online

Subscribe   Contact Us   About Us   Copyright Foghorn Publishing, 1994- 2024 Lighthouse Facts       Lighthouse History